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3. shut him--A, B, Vulgate, Syriac, and ANDREAS omit "him." Revelation 20:1-15. 4, 5. they sat--the twelve apostles, and the saints in general. This is a chronologically-ordered Bible site with commentary on each passage. Even nature and the animal world will share in the millennial blessedness. The papacy is a false anticipation of the kingdom during the Church-historical period. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. The most amazing revelation of Jesus Christ was given to the apostle John, for our learning.. when he was banished to the inhospitable Isle of Patmos. Commentary on the Book of Revelation; Chapters 20-22 by Dave Brown On Twitter, click or search #RevBT for daily bible study of Revelation. SATAN BOUND, AND THE FIRST-RISEN SAINTS REIGN WITH CHRIST, A THOUSAND YEARS; SATAN LOOSED, GATHERS THE NATIONS, GOG AND MAGOG, ROUND THE CAMP OF THE SAINTS, AND IS FINALLY CONSIGNED TO THE LAKE OF FIRE; THE GENERAL RESURRECTION AND LAST JUDGMENT. And he laid hold on the dragon — With whom undoubtedly his angels were now cast into the bottomless pit, as well as finally "into everlasting fire," Matthew 25:41. The resurrection of the body is a blessed biblical truth, that is often overlooked or misunderstood. And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a … for . small and great--B has "the small and the great." And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a … 20 Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, () holding in his hand the key to () the bottomless pit [] and a great chain. Salem Media Group. Return from this … The body that sinned or served God shall, in righteous retribution, be the body also that shall suffer or be rewarded. Three grand groups of nations, Hamites, Japhetites, and Shemites, correspond respectively to the three fundamental elements in man--body, soul, and spirit. Compare Psalms 49:11-15 . The godly who were transfigured and reigned with Christ during it, shall also be present, not indeed to have their portion assigned as if for the first time (for that shall have been fixed long before, John 5:24 ), but to have it confirmed for ever, and that God's righteousness may be vindicated in the case of both the saved and the lost, in the presence of an assembled universe. 15. But B reads, "that he deceive" (Greek, "plana," for "planeesee"). Christ sets up the millennial kingdom, followed by the final rebellion, and the great white throne judgement. English Version, which omits the clause, rests on inferior manuscripts. The books of God's remembrance, alike of the evil and the good ( Psalms 56:8 , 139:4 , Malachi 3:16 ): conscience ( Romans 2:15 Romans 2:16 ), the word of Christ ( John 12:48 ), the law ( Galatians 3:10 ), God's eternal counsel ( Psalms 139:16 ). The saints having been first pronounced just themselves by Christ out of "the book of life," shall sit as assessors of the Judge. Ἡ πρώτη, the first) Many, even of the ancients, have admitted this first resurrection. He will not be, as now, "the god and prince of the world"--nor will the world "lie in the wicked one"--the flesh will become ever more isolated and be overcome. George Eldon Ladd, in, notes the parallels between Ezekiel 36-39 and argues that Revelation 20 is the fulfillment of Ezekiel’s prophecy. In the Old Testament the whole Jewish national life was religious only in an external legal manner. Out of seven years every seventh is the year of remission, so out of the seven thousand years of the world the seventh millenary shall be the millenary of remission. him that sat on it--the Father [ALFORD]. When He has done that, He shall give it up.to the Father, "that God may be all in all," coming into direct communion with His creatures, without intervention of a Mediator, for the first time since the fall. This chapter contains the notable account of the "Millennium" and the judgment of the dead. Skip from the Verse-by-Verse commentary on Revelation to Who is Modern, Prophetic Babylon?. Ezekiel's Gog and Magog come from the north, but those here come "from the four corners of the earth." The glory of the transfigured saints shall be felt by men in the flesh with the same consciousness of blessing as on the Mount of Transfiguration the three disciples experienced in witnessing the glory of Jesus, and of Moses and Elias, when Peter exclaimed, "It is good for us to be here"; in 2 Peter 1:16-18 , the Transfiguration is regarded as the earnest of Christ's coming in glory. 18 After this I saw n another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority, and o the earth was made bright with his glory. the key of the bottomless pit--now transferred from Satan's hands, who had heretofore been permitted by God to use it in letting loose plagues on the earth; he is now to be made to feel himself the torment which he had inflicted on men, but his full torment is not until he is cast into "the lake of fire" ( Revelation 20:10 ). But ANDREAS omits "the.". 1 And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key to the Abyss and holding in his hand a great chain. that he should deceive--so A. Their power is that of attraction, winning the heart, and not counteracted by devil or beast. The extent of the first resurrection is not spoken of here. 2. From the circumstances which precede. Men will be willing subjects of the transfigured priest-kings, in the day of the Lord's power. 11. great--in contrast to the "thrones," Revelation 20:4 . the beast and the false prophet are--( Revelation 19:20 ). He had thought to destroy God's people on earth by Antichristian persecutions (just as he had thought previously to destroy Christ); but the Church is not destroyed from the earth but is raised to rule over it, and Satan himself is shut up for a thousand years in the "abyss" (Greek for "bottomless pit"), the preparatory prison to the "lake of fire," his final doom. As before he ceased by Christ's ascension to be an accuser in heaven, so during the millennium he ceases to be the seducer and the persecutor on earth. The destruction of his representatives, the beast and the false prophet, to whom he had given his … But "souls" expresses their disembodied state (compare Revelation 6:9 ) as John saw them at first; "and they lived" implies their coming to life in the body again, so as to be visible, as the phrase, Revelation 20:5 , "this is the first resurrection," proves; for as surely as "the rest of the dead lived not (again) until," &c. refers to the bodily general resurrection, so must the first resurrection refer to the body. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. For the general judgment is primarily designed for the final vindication of God's righteousness before the whole world, which in this checkered dispensation of good and evil, though really ruling the world, has been for the time less manifest. The glorious events attending Christ's appearing, the destruction of Antichrist, the transfiguration of the Church, and the binding of Satan, will prepare the nations for embracing the Gospel. first resurrection--"the resurrection of the just." 13. death and hell--Greek, "Hades." The daily summaries are written by Wayne D. Turner, ... (Revelation 20:1-10) 1 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. A, Vulgate, Syriac, and ANDREAS have "the great and the small." All premillennialists interpret the thousand years of Revelation 20:1-6 literally. It was reached by a chasm reaching down into the earth and this the angel locks in order to keep the Devil in the abyss. 1. "When Christianity became a worldly power under Constantine, the hope of the future was weakened by the joy over present success" [BENGEL]. from God--so B, Vulgate, Syriac, Coptic, and ANDREAS. . Dispensational premillennialists take it a step further and teach that God has a plan for Israel that is separate from the Church. Revelation 20 1 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. 2. that old--ancient serpent ( Revelation 12:9 ). Church and State shall then be co-extensive. earth and heaven fled away--The final conflagration, therefore, precedes the general judgment. Israel, as a nation, shall be "born at once--in one day." All rights reserved. . The "sea" may have a symbolical [CLUVER from AUGUSTINE], besides the literal meaning, as, in Revelation 8:8 , 12:12 , 13:1 , Revelation 18:17 Revelation 18:19 ; so "death" and "hell" are personifications (compare Revelation 21:1 ). Man created "to have dominion over earth" is to rejoice over his world with unmixed, holy joy. The rights which Rome as a harlot usurped, shall be exercised in holiness by the Bride. 5. Ezekiel's prophecy of Gog and Magog (Ezekiel 38:1-39:29') refers to the attack made by Antichrist on Israel before the millennium: but this attack is made after the millennium, so that "Gog and Magog" are mystical names representing the final adversaries led by Satan in person. Time was given on earth to make the beast and harlot powerful, and then to concentrate all his power in Antichrist. the books . Compare, however, Matthew 25:34 Matthew 25:41 Matthew 25:46 . Proud member souls--This term is made a plea for denying the literality of the first resurrection, as if the resurrection were the spiritual one of the souls of believers in this life; the life and reign being that of the soul raised in this life from the death of sin by vivifying faith. 1. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Revelation 20 (Rev 20:1) – 1 And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand. As the bliss of these is eternal, so the woe of Satan and the lost must be. And prominent among this class (the beheaded), such as did not worship the beast. The tendency of many interpreters at this point is to become apologists for a particular … But A omits the words. Becoming a harlot, the Church ceased to be a bride going to meet her Bridegroom; thus millennial hopes disappeared. The Antichristian kingdom, his last effort, being utterly destroyed by Christ's mere appearing, his power on earth is at an end. Compare "We must ALL appear," &c. Romans 14:10 , 2 Corinthians 5:10 . Revelation 20:6 What Does Revelation 20:6 Mean? The destruction of his representatives, the beast and the false prophet, to whom he had given his power, throne, and authority, is followed by the binding of Satan himself for a thousand years. This is the humiliation of the modern civilized nations, that nations which they despise most, Jews and uncivilized barbarians, the negro descendants of Ham who from the curse of Noah have been so backward, Cush and Sheba, shall supplant and surpass them as centers of the world's history (compare Deuteronomy 32:21 , Romans 10:19 , 11:20 , &c.). Satan shall not be permitted to enter this Paradise regained, to show the perfect security of believers, unlike the first Adam whom Satan succeeded in robbing of Paradise; and shall, like Pharaoh at the Rod Sea, receive in this last attempt his final doom. Contrast "hateful" in Babylon ( Revelation 18:2 , Deuteronomy 32:15 , Septuagint). Ezekiel (the fortieth through forty-eighth chapters), himself son of a priest, sets forth the priestly character of Israel; Daniel the statesman, its kingly character; Jeremiah ( Jeremiah 33:17-21 ), both its priestly and kingly character. Revelation 20:5. (Read Revelation 20:1-3) Here is a vision, showing by a figure the restraints laid on Satan himself. thousand years--As seven mystically implies universality, so a thousand implies perfection, whether in good or evil [AQUINAS on ch. Blessed--(Compare Revelation 14:13 , 19:9 ). "Lived" is used for lived again, as in Revelation 2:8 . Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. A has but one Greek article to "Gog and Magog," whereby the two, namely, the prince and the people, are marked as having the closest connection. As sin loses its power, decay and death will decrease [AUBERLEN]. God in Christ, that is, the Father represented by the Son, is He before whose judgment-seat we must all stand. A and Vulgate omit it. This will be the manifestation of "the world to come," which has been already set up invisibly in the saints, amidst "this world" ( 2 Corinthians 4:4 , Hebrews 2:5 , 5:5 ). Compare Note, Hebrews 4:9 , Margin; PAPIAS, JUSTIN MARTYR, IRENÆUS, and CYPRIAN, among the earliest Fathers, all held the doctrine of a millennial kingdom on earth; not till millennial views degenerated into gross carnalism was this doctrine abandoned. Satan imagined that he had overcome Christ on Golgotha, and that his power was secure for ever, but the Lord in death overcame him, and by His ascension as our righteous Advocate cast out Satan, the accuser from heaven. But A, B, and Vulgate omit "and.". The “abyss” is normally associated with Satan and his demons (Lu 8:31; Rev 9:1-2,11; 11:7; 17:8). There shall be a blessed chain of giving and receiving--God, Christ, the transfigured Bride the Church, Israel, the world of nations. . "In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, [was there] the tree of life, which bare … Chapter 20: The Binding of Satan; the Millennial Kingdom of Elohim on Earth; the Final Judgment. 6. "The veil" shall be taken off Israel first, then from off "all people." The millennial reign on earth does not rest on an isolated passage of the Apocalypse, but all Old Testament prophecy goes on the same view (compare Isaiah 4:3 , 11:9 , 35:8 ). Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Chapter 22: More Details about Life in New Jerusalem; the Conclusion of Yahovah’s Endtime Prophetic Word. 12. the dead--"the rest of the dead" who did not share the first resurrection, and those who died during the millennium. Rather, the Son, to whom "the Father hath committed all judgment." After the millennial reign, the new heaven and earth will arrive. . of The Jews are our teachers even in New Testament times. At present is the time of preaching; but then the time of the Liturgy of converted souls forming "the great congregation" shall come. As individual regeneration goes on now, so there shall be a "regeneration" of nations then. Gog is by some connected with a Hebrew root, "covered." But--B, Coptic, and ANDREAS read, "and." lake of fire--his final doom: as "the bottomless pit" ( Revelation 20:1 ) was his temporary prison. The essential identity of the dying and risen body is hereby shown; for the sea and grave give up their dead. 11]. For "quarters" the Greek is "corners." Then I saw an angel coming down from Heaven, having the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. for ever and ever--Greek, "to the ages of the ages.". Gog and Magog--(Ezekiel 38:1-39:29'; of Japheth's posterity, whose ideal head is Gog ( Genesis 10:2 ). again--A, B, Vulgate, Coptic, and ANDREAS omit it. If revelation is to recommence in the millennial kingdom, converted Israel must stand at the head of humanity. opened--( Daniel 7:10 ). (1) A nameless angel comes to bind Satan with a great chain. It may denote literally also a thousand years. hands--Greek, "forehead . The millennial new heaven and earth are but a foretaste of this everlasting state when the upper and lower congregations shall be no longer separate, though connected as in the millennium, and when new Jerusalem shall descend from God out of heaven. John tells us that, instead of the devil, the transfigured Church of Christ; Daniel, that instead of the heathen beast, the holy Israel, shall rule the world [AUBERLEN]. Then shall our present defective governments give place to perfect governments in both Church and State. All rights reserved. Heretofore Christ's Prophetical mediation had been prominent in His earthly ministry, His Priestly mediation is prominent now in heaven between His first and second advents, and His Kingly shall be so during the millennium and at the general judgment. But A, B, Vulgate, and Syriac read, "where also." Perhaps we ought to translate, ". to battle--Greek, "to the war," in A and B. The martyrs are put first, because most like Jesus in their sufferings and death, therefore nearest Him in their life and reign; for Christ indirectly affirms there are relative degrees and places of honor in His kingdom, the highest being for those who drink his cup of suffering. This harvest from Christ to the beheaded dead constitutes "the first resurrection." A new time of revelation will begin by the outpouring of the fulness of the Spirit. 8. Revelation 20:6(NASB) Verse Thoughts. The context of Revelation 20:1-6 describes a period of 1,000 years during which Satan is “bound.” During this same time, people of God reign and have a peaceful regime compared to times of exceedingly fierce persecution. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. So Revelation 1:7 , Greek, "and the which," or "and such as," particularizes prominently among the general class those that follow in the description [TREGELLES]. . 14. ( Genesis 9:25-27 , Genesis 10:1 Genesis 10:5 Genesis 10:18 Genesis 10:25 Genesis 10:32 , Deuteronomy 32:8 recognizes the fact that from the first the division of the nations was made with a relation to Israel). A tradition in the house of Elias, A.D. 200, states that the world is to endure six thousand years; two thousand before the law, two thousand under the law, and two thousand under Messiah. Thus Israel is the mediator of divine revelations for all times. Earthly and heavenly glories shall be united in the twofold election. The 1,000 years symbolically represent an era of full victory for Christian people. Within an age of a thousand years is concluded the resurrection of the saints, who rise again at an earlier or a later period, according to their merits.—Tertull. From the series of the whole book, representing one continued chain of events. And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a … John saw them not only when restored to life, but when in the act of reviving [BENGEL]. This is followed by the new heaven and earth ( Revelation 21:1-27 ). 2 And he called out with a mighty voice, p “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! d. in his commentary on The Book of Revelation, New International Commentary Series, Robert H. Mounce, says, "Judging from the amount of attention given by many writers to the first ten verses of chapter 20, one would judge it to be the single most important segment of the book of Revelation. . according to their works--We are justified by faith, but judged according to (not by) our works. When this time of grace shall end, no other shall succeed. Introduction The events of chapter 20 logically follow those of chapter 19. In light of such diverse “biblical” positions, resist the temptation to be dogmatic on this issue. Satan's binding at' this juncture is not arbitrary, but is the necessary consequence of the events ( Revelation 19:20 ); just as Satan's being cast out of heaven, where he had previously been the accuser of the brethren, was the legitimate judgment which passed on him through the death, resurrection, and ascension of Christ ( Revelation 12:7-10 ). 9. on the breadth of the earth--so as completely to overspread it. Whereas under the Old Testament the Jews exclusively, and in the New Testament the Gentiles exclusively, enjoy the revelation of salvation (in both cases humanity being divided and separated), in the millennium both Jews and Gentiles are united, and the whole organism of mankind under the first-born brother, Israel, walks in the light of God, and the full life of humanity is at last realized. . Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection; over these the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with Him for a thousand years. Click here to download Revelation 20 Keynote presentation: https://www.icloud.com/keynote/0g9pPTCZnvSDEhf7-VvVrfpYQ#Revelation_20Click here to … 3 He threw him into the Abyss, and locked and sealed it over him, to keep him from deceiving the nations anymore until the thousand years were ended. 20:7-10 At the end of the thousand years of the millennium, Jesus and His people, along with the holy City, the New Jerusalem, descend to the earth.Revelation 21:2.All the wicked who have ever lived are now resurrected in “the resurrection of damnation,” and “Satan” is “loosed out of his prison.” And bound him a thousand years — That these thousand do not precede, or run parallel with, but wholly follow, the times of the beast, may manifestly appear, 1. the camp of the saints and the beloved city--the camp of the saints encircling the beloved city, Jerusalem (Ecclesiasticus 24:11). These twofold elections are not merely for the good of the elect themselves, but for the good of those to whom they minister. on such the second death hath no power--even as it has none on Christ now that He is risen. Revelation 19 Revelation 21 Chapter 20 This chapter is thought by some to be the darkest part of all this prophecy: it is very probable that the things contained in it are not yet accomplished; and therefore it is the wiser way to content ourselves with general observations, rather than to be positive and particular in our explications of it. But when the royal and the priestly office shall be revived, then--the principles of the Epistle to the Hebrews remaining the same--also the ceremonial and civil law of Moses will develop its spiritual depths in the divine worship (compare Matthew 5:17-19 ). judgment was given unto of judging was given to them. General Comments on Revelation Revelation - Overview and Flow of the Book Go to Revelation Chapters 1-5 Go to Revelation Chapters 6-10 Go to Revelation Chapters 11-15 Go to Revelation Chapters 16-19 Appreciation - Many thoughts and references are … The privilege of "our high calling in Christ" is limited to the present time of Satan's reign; when he is bound, there will be no scope for suffering for, and so afterwards reigning with, Him ( Revelation 3:21 ; compare Note, in the present age and in the pale of the Christian Church who does not also reign with Christ hereafter, the necessary preliminary to which is suffering with Christ now. Salem Media Group. But the literal sense need hardly be departed from: all the different regions wherein the bodies and souls of men had been, gave them up. As the history of the world of nations ended with the manifestation of the Church in visible glory, so that of mankind in general shall end with the great separation of the just from the wicked ( Revelation 20:12 ) [AUBERLEN]. The Son's mediatorial reign is with a view to prepare the kingdom for the Father's acceptance. Compare Matthew 25:31 Matthew 25:32 Matthew 25:40 , "these My brethren." The thousand-year interval is used in two connections in this passage: the imprisonment of Satan in the Abyss and his subsequent release (vv... View the entire commentary A mighty purification of the air will be effected by Christ's coming. white--the emblem of purity and justice. Satan is bound, but not destroyed, and released after a thousand years of peace and righteousness. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. A brief sketch of the positions advocated should prove helpful. Even during the millennium there is a separation between heaven and earth, transfigured humanity and humanity in the flesh. . Gog and Magog are biblical names for the nations who are rebellious against God and hostile to his people. The flower of Shem, the representative of spiritual life, is Israel, even as the flower of Israel is He in whom all mankind is summed up, the second Adam ( Genesis 12:1-3 ). The Fall of Babylon. Revelation 20 is the twentieth chapter of the Book of Revelation or the Apocalypse of John in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The book is traditionally attributed to John the Apostle, but the precise identity of the author remains a point of academic debate. Revelation 20:1-15 . set a seal upon him--Greek, "over him," that is, sealed up the door of the abyss over his head. As the beast and the false prophet led the former conspiracy against Christ and His people, so Satan in person heads the last conspiracy. 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